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Skip Barber Racing School

1023 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA 93908-8937
+1 800-221-1131
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NO one answers the phone and or emails

I have been trying to contact Chris Kretzmer regarding scheduling a course with the credit that was... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Marcus S
Don't book at Skip Barber

I gave my husband as a Christmas present driving at Skip Barber. $3000. They have cancelled on... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
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24 Jul 2017
“NO one answers the phone and or emails”
18 Jul 2017
“Don't book at Skip Barber”
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1023 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA 93908-8937
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+1 800-221-1131
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I have been trying to contact Chris Kretzmer regarding scheduling a course with the credit that was issued under my account from a last minute cancellation I experienced last year for our 3 day race school at willow springs due to Skip barber cancelling the...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

I gave my husband as a Christmas present driving at Skip Barber. $3000. They have cancelled on him twice already. The most recent time, they informed him the afternoon before the two day school. We lost the money on the plane tickets, etc. Also, they...More

2  Thank emjwt
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Management response:Responded 20 July 2017

I am sorry you have had issues with rescheduling. We have no interest in rescheduling but most are due to third parties over which we have little control. You are wrong in stating that you have lost your money. Your deposit is good anywhere any...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The reason for all of the terrible reviews is because they have been struggling financially like crazy. They just filed for bankruptcy, so those of you waiting for money, sorry. Those of you thinking about signing up, their website is still up. DON'T do it.More

2  Thank orffteacher
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Management response:Responded 24 May 2017

Chapter 11 is part of a strategy to strengthen the company and to fund growth. It is a going concern filing that allows the company to continue in the normal course. An important element of the plan is to sell the business within 60 days....More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We did the first and second course of the driving school at Laguna Seca. If you have never driven this track....and you are into driving/racing....boy o boy, do you need to try this track....the corkscrew and drop will open your eyes... The Skip Barber group,...More

1  Thank dennis l
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

On October 5, 2016 Skip Barber Racing School, LLC entered into an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance with the Attorney General State of Georgia Samuel Olens. The Assurance settles allegations that the business has used unfair or deceptive acts or practices. 1.When classes were cancelled due...More

7  Thank Steve M
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Management response:Responded 6 April 2017

Skip Barber Racing School has offered Steve M and his 2 friends incentives to reschedule and we have offered them other means of settlement. Sebring and Road Atlanta both owned by NASCAR terminated our long term agreements and effectively changed the terms that allowed us...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

You'll not be able to drive certain cars because they're either in the shop or the staff don't want to deal with getting some of them too dirty. You'll have two hour lunches because they'll be missing transport vans. You'll have your curriculum changed to...More

9  Thank wl7938
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

December 2016, Laguna Seca, CA. Instructor one hour late, couldn't find an open classroom for another hour, so out on the track with only 15 minutes of instruction. Another class needed to share the cars, so there were 9 working cars time-shared by 22 people....More

5  Thank curlyintiedye
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This use to be the best but now the worst school in the country. They went from Hero to Zero in the past three years with money problems. Ripping off the people that work for them. All the good employees quit!

9  Thank tgmpapa
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Wow. Can't begin to describe how unprofessional and greedy this company runs. I signed up for 2 day course at Laguna Seca. Received an email at 2pm the day before stating that course would be modified because of several "incidents that occurred." It would now...More

9  Thank Robocaller
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

We planned a trip to Savannah, GA last November 30th, 2015 and the 3 Day Class was cancelled the class due to mechanical issues with their cars. My fiancé is an active duty military and took a leave for this event. Nobody from the company...More

11  Thank krist1ne
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